International Journal of Enterprise Computing and Business Systems WEB APPLICATION VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT AND PREVENTING TECHNIQUES

Sreenivasa Rao, Kumar
2012 unpublished
A Vulnerability Assessment (VA) is the process of identifying, quantifying, and prioritizing the vulnerabilities (security holes) in a system. VA has many things in common with risk assessment. The World Wide Web (WWW) is delivering a broad range of sophisticated web applications for business, net banking, news feeds, shopping etc., However, many web applications go through fast development phases with extremely short time, making it difficult to eliminate vulnerabilities. Web applications
more » ... de access to increasing amounts of information, some of which is confidential. From an application perspective, vulnerability identification is absolutely